Gary Trudeau's 1975 stated first printing vintage hardcover book with scarce unclipped wraparound dust jacket - The Doonesbury Chronicles.
First original HARDCOVER Doonesbury collection. First time in journalism history, Pulitzer prize for Editorial Cartooning went to a comic strip.
Introduction by Garry Wills. Publisher: Holt, Rhinehart & Winston, NY, Copyright 1970, 1975, first edition, first printing. ISBN 0030149061. Not ex-library.
Contains 501 daily strips published Oct, 1970 to Dec., 1974 and approx 80 Sunday strips from Dec. 1970 to Dec. 1974.
Color photographic wraparound DJ of Trudeau peering from window in cabin with illustrated characters. Full page color and black & white strips.
Adventures and lives of vast array of different characters, ages, professions, backgrounds from President of the United States to title character, Michael Doonesbury, struggling middle aged remarried father.
ART Buchwald: "It is not only the best comic strip, but the best satire that's come along in a long time."
Oversize hardcover, wraparound DJ-$12.95 flap. Yellow boards-blind stamping front title & black spine titles. Orange fbep, unpaginated, 9"x12". Binding tight.
Fine vintage condition. Pages fine/bright/clean. Cover near fine/bright/clean/minimal shelfwear-one small spot-light corner bumping-spine edge.
DJ excellent/bright/clean/light shelfwear spine ends/corner bumping-light chipping few spots/flap small top corner-edge creases/light yellowing interior-flaps.
This is a collector's must have; will make a FABULOUS gift!!!
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